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will look at other hot topics affirmative action, same sex marriage, and voting rights. then, a new law in virginia may force many of the state's abortion clinics to shut down. and we will look and have local residents and virginia are organizing against a push by the nuclear and -- industry to lift the state's 3-year-long ban on uranium mining. >> we have spent 30 years on the fantasy of containment. there is no way to contain toxic or nuclear waste. he can come back to your drawing boards and come up with recommendations. but guess what? the community here and all the people down there river, all the way to north carolina and virginia beach are going to stop this. >> all that and more coming up. this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on the road in the capital of virginia, richmond. the official u.s. military death toll in afghanistan has passed the 2000 mark. more than 11 years into the war. in the latest attack, the suicide bomber killed 14 people, including three soldiers in the all the people down thereeastern khost r today. on
for the world. the rule of law but we will successfully achieved by overcoming the authoritarian regime that marked a chapter in the history of our continent. the rule of law has been to strengthen -- and asset that is immune to at tax. -- and unified to attacks. -- stood firmly whenever needed to avoid cutbacks. because integration and democracy are inseparable practices. i would like to reaffirm our commitment to keep the region free from weapons of mass destruction. i wish to call to mind that there are out of their huge arsenals that have further worsen the sanctions and have proven very harmful to peace efforts. the world calls for food, food to feed the 1 billion people, both men, women and children who suffer from the most cruel form of punishment that has stricken humankind -- hunger. in conclusion, may i refer to a brotherly country dear to all of latin america, i am talking amcuba. cuba has made programs to update their model. and in order to pursue that task, it requires support of both close and distant partners. it requires the support of all nations, efforts were cuba's ef
to respect international law. we probably violated the sovereignty with drones and covert action than we did under brush and there's a whole new set of questions there. i could -- the list could go on it seems like we have problems with the institution and we have problems with our ability to lead within the institution. i was wondering what your reaction to one or both of the issues. one is a generally statement. i agree with the ideas to win. you know, the power the soviet unions were strong. when the soviet union was strong and the idea of liberal internationalism will be strong as we can prove by example. the world of social networking which is the em emulation is hugely a powerful force in the world. .. and the whole number of rather meaningful things are done. the international criminal court . the key of the treaty. the land that -- antipersonnel landmines ban, small arms agreement. all of them were done with the u.s. voting exam. and the votes were like 178 to one and one pattern 46 with 18. those kinds of votes. in the u.s. was the only democracy with the exception of an drolen tip
with their victims. police will use this list to monitor domestic violence offenders. and new scooter laws go into effect in maryland today l as well. now all scooter and moped wearers have to wear a helmet and eye protection. scoot erers and mopeds will havo have insurance, just like a car. >>> gay marriage will be on the card for the supreme court today. president clinton signed the law which states the federal government will only recognize marriages between a man and a woman. the court will also hear a case that challenges whether race should be a factor in college admissions. a white student sued the university of texas after she claims she was rejected unfairly. >> there were people in my class with lower grades who weren't in all the activities i was in who were being accepted into ut, and the only other difference between us was the color of our skin. >> the best way to get to racial diversity is to consider race in an individualized way that looks at the whole applicant. >> six of the supreme court justices attended a special mass yesterd yesterday. the traditional red mass takes pla
of corporate representatives to rule on american laws and american regulations and tell us whether our laws and regulations are legitimate in the eyes of national corporations and they can fine u. this agreement gives us the ability to cause us taxpayers to have to pay them for the right to protect our environment and our water supply and our climate and human rights and wages and things like that. so this is absolutely outrageous. if we could go back to a system of one person, one vote, and have a real free press that enabled us to communicate and inform each other this would be a wonderful idea. unfortunately we're not there right now, so political parties in my view allow us to work together around the shared agenda. and the green party is really the one political party that is not funded by corporate money, by money that's coming from special interests. so in my way it's a way -- view it's a way for us to work together on our lives, future, education, our health and environment. host: according to the latest fcc records you received a recent installment of about $160,000, part of the ma
that is left before the law goes into effect. that is what some people do not realize. this is a law on the box. it is not just a proposal. we are facing reality unless we change it. host: does that preclude that nothing can be done about it wants congress comes back from the election? guest: we are putting a lot of hope on the lame duck session. we are hoping they will get a dose of reality. people do not want to see the undermining of the national security or the job losses going on with this. the congressional budget office said this will push us back into a recession next year. i think after they have had conversations at home they will come back and we hope they will be much more realistic about dealing with the real problems, which are the debt, the deficit, the fundamentals of us spending too much, in time to reform has to be put in place as does tax reform. host: there was a story taking a look at the defense industry yesterday. guest: we are in a tight spot. there is a lot has been on the books since the 1980's that requires you give your employees notice, 60 days usually and 90 in the
in another country because of the environmental laws or other laws are more supportive of the needs of their businesses and deliver product to market. so with that, then we are looking at another set of tensions. we are expecting the global supply chain to be available at all times. to enable from an ict perspective our confidentiality of the businesses and then we're demanding those products maintain their integrity. it's no mistake that i'm using the confidencialty integrity and available of information assurance, that's in many ways we're talking about the three tenants of information assurance we're not worried about the integrity of the products coming in to the global supply chain that might comprise the businesses or confidentiality so software behind the actual stuff. the products are being built, delivered maintains, upgraded all around the world and they are vulnerable to opponents who wish it harm. to manipulate the product through the design through the life cycle. and adversaries that may have access to those particular networks or designed to have accessn'ting access t
:09. get this. a new jersey law maker introduced a new bill called snookiville that would allow towns to regulate the filming of reality tv shows. it's a play on "jersey shore's" nickname. it will give the towns where reality tv shows are filmed more control. the public safety and the taxpayers are protected when cameras begin rolling. >>> so i think -- i'm pretty sure that mtv has already announced the next season of "jersey shore" will be it. if more reality shows come, they want them to pay for extra police because crowds tend to form around the filming crews and create issues. >>> storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson tell us about a cool start, but it's going to be a nice day, right, veronica? >> that's one thing i want to stress is how nice today is going to be because we're talking about rain for the rest of the work week. out there right now, it is chilly, of course. mt. rehny, 47 degrees. springfield at 43. laytonsville at 45 degrees. in maryland, around frederick, 41 degrees. that is our cool spot. 6:00 a.m., take it forward under a clear sky. we'll move to 53 by 9:00
citizens to speak their minds and assemble without for freer. under the rule of law and the process they dared take guarantees the rights of all people. in other words true democracy real freedom is hard work. those in power have to resist the temptation to crack down on dissidents. in hard economic times countries must be tempted must from perceived enemies at home and abroad rather than focusing on the painstaking work that must be performed. where there were always being those average of human progress. dictators to cling to power corrupt interest that depend upon the status quo and extremist who fan the flames of hate and division. from northern ireland to south asia from africa to the americas from the balkans to the pacific we have written this convulsions that the company transitions to the new political order. a time the complex are ryan's off conflicts are... often they from the difficulties of reconciling tradition and face with a diversity and interdependence of the modern world. in every country there are those who find different religious beliefs threatening and every c
don't understand where that law came from, i thought a majority is anything that's above 50%, and i don't know where this 60% came from. maybe you could enlighten us on exactly the origin of that filibuster law. host: well, andy, that would take way too long for me to explain, but perhaps we'll do that as a segment on the "washington journal" and take our viewers and listeners through the intricacies of the rules of the house and senate. but thanks for your call. we're going to move on to ron on our line for democrats, calling from florida. good morning, ron. caller: good morning. host: ron, divided party -- one party or divided government? caller: well, that question is -- the underlying point is you're saying a -- in essence, what you're saying is a one-party state, and that just doesn't work. it was proved in the soviet union and the place where i immigrated from, which was cuba. the problem is, as someone said, this is not your father's republican party. when you have a new crop signing a pledge before they even take office that allows them no room to negotiate, on top of that,
of game. coming up at 5:10, hos snooki is inspiring one law maker to crack down on reality tv. >>> look can to make a little extra cash. toys 'r us is handling 45,000 seasonal workers to handle the rush of online workers. some of those temporary jobs could become permanent. about 15% of the last year's holiday workers became full-time employees. >>> you might want to avoid looking at your investment portfolio today if you own a lot of facebook stock. shares fell another 9.1% yesterday. investors reacted to reports of a possible security bug. online news sites were reporting that private messages were appearing on some facebook users' public time lines. those rumors turned out to be false. facebook stock now trading about 45% below its ipo price of $38 a share. >>> new parents, listen up. there are tricks to soothing a crying baby. >> sometimes bouncing the baby or a car ride can help soothe the little one, but unconventional ways help as well. >> one couple found out the force calms their baby instantly. [ crying ] ♪ >> that's a smart baby. this video was uploaded to youtube four mont
frank is not a perfect law, but it the gave the government and my old agency additional powers we didn't have in 2008 to resolve to close and put through our bankruptcy-like process any large financial institution. just not an insured baj. most of the institutions getting in trouble were either not insured banks or larger banking organization of which the insured baj was a part. this limitation on authority was an impedement to have morrow bust resolution process. we have those powers now, but they need to be used and the regulators need to use them and the leadership of our government needs to say too big it to fail is over. if this happens again, bailouts are not a new paradigm and won't happen anymore. i don't hear that a lot from either candidate in this election i'm sorry to say. >> yeah. >> sheila, that's the common complaint about dodd-frank, it was watered down so much. when you look back at the process that led to the enact of dodd-frank, who are the people and what are the forces in particular to blame for that not being what it should be? >> i think as i say in my book, i th
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